Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

The Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Penn State University offers undergraduate degrees in Agricultural Systems Management and Biological Engineering, and graduate degrees in Agricultural and Biological Engineering.

ABE News

Grants move College of Ag Sciences research toward commercialization
July 8, 2020
esearchers Ehsan Mahdinia, left, and Ali Demirci, in the College of Agricultural Sciences, are shown here in 2018 feeding microorganisms that produce the most potent form of vitamin K in a laboratory biofilm reactor in research that promises to reduce production costs and perhaps prices.
Professor Ali Demirci publishes a new book on "Food Safety Engineering"
June 1, 2020
Food Safety Engineering is the first reference work to provide up-to-date coverage of the advanced technologies and strategies for the engineering of safe foods.
Sustainable Communities Collaborative opens its Virtual Spring Expo
May 5, 2020
ABE faculty Megan Marshall and Jeffrey Catchmark along with Capstone students opened its Virtual Expo on May 1st showcasing students' work with Community Partners.
Li Named Biological Engineering Student Marshal
April 29, 2020
Yang Li has been named the biological engineering student marshal for Penn State’s virtual spring commencement on May 9. She will receive a bachelor of science degree in biological engineering with a minor in biomedical engineering.
Two ABE faculty win Gamma Sigma Delta awards for excellence in teaching and research
April 20, 2020
Gamma Sigma Delta announces 2020 faculty awards.